Courtney Peters
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  • Duvall, WA
  • United States
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Trade and Free Type

Started Feb 6, 2015

Packing for a Vandercook SP-20
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Started this discussion. Last reply by kelly mcmahon Nov 17, 2014.

 

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Stack Paper Cutter under 2K???

I was hoping to see if anyone has a Tabletop Stack Cutter that they love. I was hoping to not spend over $1,500.  I seem to have a collection of the under $250.00 and I am tired of cutting one piece of Lettra at a time.Thanks!CourtneySee More
Mar 12
Courtney Peters posted a discussion

Trade and Free Type

I am looking to trade Hamilton California Type Cases with Gray Metal Fronts in really good condition for Wood-Type or Blank Type Cases. Also If someone is interested and can come to my home in Duvall, WA. I have several fonts of Metal Type I will give away for free if you want to empty the cases so it stays nice and organized. Or will trade the full Cases for Blank or Wood Type Cases. In good condition.  Thanks!See More
Feb 6, 2015
Courtney Peters replied to Ashley Cunningham's discussion Be kind to your fellow printers
"So sorry you had this experience. But your story is very well written. He may have been put off by the fact you are a woman! But go on with your shop at home. The rewards will be worth it! And odds are he will never get a press anyways.  And…"
Nov 19, 2014
kelly mcmahon replied to Courtney Peters's discussion Packing for a Vandercook SP-20
"Firstly, your bed plate shouldn't matter to anything, as long as it's level and brings your type/plates up to type high. Vandercook recommends no more than .03 over the undercut--so you'd want you paper and tympan/packing thickness…"
Nov 17, 2014
Courtney Peters posted a discussion

Packing for a Vandercook SP-20

Hello!  I have been wondering about proper packing on my SP-20. I have a Galley Bed Plate with 040 cylinder undercut. I have Vandercook Tympan, .003 packing sheets and a Mylar sheet. Everything I can find as to how much packing you need does not mention if the thickness of the bed plate is involved or not. If I use one piece of Tympan, the mylar and 5 packing sheets. Its not enough to make an impression in 80lb lettra.  I'm worried that if I add any more thickness to the packing I may be…See More
Nov 17, 2014
Courtney Peters and Phi Design are now friends
Aug 26, 2014
Courtney Peters replied to Phi Design's discussion @ Symbol Set of 10 • Serif and Sans Serif
"I have lots of glyphs any particular size, I will get a picture shortly. would 5 of 10pt and 5 of 12pt work?"
Aug 26, 2014
Courtney Peters replied to Phi Design's discussion @ Symbol Set of 10 • Serif and Sans Serif
"I would like to trade for 10 & 12pt sans serif "@" symbols.  What do you need? Thanks! Courtney"
Aug 26, 2014
Courtney Peters updated their profile
Aug 26, 2014

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Make/model of press(es)?
1909 C&P, 1970 Vandercook SP-20
Press or Business Name
Kissing-Bug Press
Website:
http://www.kissingbugpress.com
Printing for How Long?
4 years
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet

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